Data.

This dataset was collected by Citizen Scientists at an official 'Survey Area' as part of the Litter Intelligence long-term litter monitoring programme. The data are freely and openly accessible to anyone. Download the raw data, share this survey, and learn more about the data collection methodology through the links at the bottom of the page.

Litter Survey

beach-icon Beach.

Tarakena Bay - East beach

13 March 2021

Weta Digital

Michael Lavery

Overview

B

4

4.3

1.7

100m x 20m

Mixed Substrate

Items per 1,000m2

70

Products

139

398

Type Count Weight (g)
Plastic 118 279
Resin pellets A N/A
Plastic utensils 1 1
Cable ties & zip ties 4 2
Toys, sport, & recreation 2 1
Unidentifiable hard plastic fragments 50 192
Cigarettes, butts & filters 4 1
Pens & Stationery 1 1
Bottle caps & lids 2 4
Cosmetics and medical packaging 2 3
Rope 8 22
Fishing line 10 24
Unidentifiable soft plastic fragments 16 8
Clothes pegs 4 5
Food wrappers 12 14
Food containers 2 1
Glass & Ceramic 15 44
Construction material 1 12
Glass or ceramic fragments 14 32
Fabric & Textiles 2 1
Unidentifiable cloth fragments 2 1
Other 2 0
Sanitary items 2 N/A
Wood 1 32
Processed timber & pallet crates 1 32
Rubber 1 42
Sports & Recreation 1 42

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